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Forum: For Sale - Other Items 01-23-2014, 08:45 PM
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Posted By Triton106
Good luck Joe. The Doyle UPS are great for light...

Good luck Joe. The Doyle UPS are great for light air conditions. Very versatile.
Forum: For Sale - Other Items 01-22-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,384
Posted By Triton106
Thanks Joe for the dimensions. Unfortunately,...

Thanks Joe for the dimensions. Unfortunately, the luff is a bit longer than the fractionally rigged Triton. Do you think that Doyle will be willing to recut the sail to suit the fractional Tritons?
Forum: For Sale - Other Items 01-21-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,384
Posted By Triton106
Thanks Joseph.

Thanks Joseph.
Forum: For Sale - Other Items 01-20-2014, 10:52 AM
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Views: 5,384
Posted By Triton106
Specifications

could you please post the specifications, ie luff, foot, leach, what is the luff rope material, pictures? I might be interested if the size fit nd the luff tape can work with facnor furling unit. ...
Forum: For Sale - Engines and Engine Parts 08-31-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,458
Posted By Triton106
Sold!

Sorry, the engine is sold.
Forum: For Sale - Engines and Engine Parts 08-01-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,458
Posted By Triton106
Atomic 4 - Late Model Great Condition

I repowered last year and replaced a perfectly running Atomic 4 with a Yanmar 2GM20. I gave my late model Atomic 4 to my friend Rob in exchange for his help to install the Yanmar in Blossom. The...
Forum: General Interest 02-05-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,727
Posted By Triton106
I realized that it's twice as much work if I were...

I realized that it's twice as much work if I were to post the repower project on two forums. Here is the link to my repower project thread on Plastic Classic Forum for those of you who might be...
Forum: General Interest 02-01-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,727
Posted By Triton106
Gone to the dark (diesel) side

Thanks guys for not giving me a hard time for going over to the other side. No... I will never be a power boater! I still have some pride left :-)

Based on your feedback I will post the...
Forum: General Interest 01-31-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,727
Posted By Triton106
Gone to the dark side

Don and Fellow Atomic 4 Devotees,

There is no easy way to say it, I have gone to the dark side. I ran my beloved Atomic 4 for the last time on Saturday in the dock for 20 mins. The engine ran...
Forum: Wanted to Buy - Engines and Engine Parts 10-21-2011, 01:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,963
Posted By Triton106
I recently fried my alternator as well. ...

I recently fried my alternator as well. Fortunately for me another forum member generously offered me his original alternator (see this thread...
Forum: Electrical 10-02-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 24,972
Posted By Triton106
There is a happy ending to this story... I...

There is a happy ending to this story...

I received Jerry's old alternator (thanks Jerry!) yesterday but it was too late to put it in. So this morning I went to the boat first thing and installed...
Forum: For Sale - Engines and Engine Parts 09-30-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,803
Posted By Triton106
Mo said he is now located in north Sacremento...

Mo said he is now located in north Sacremento Valley, halfway between Sacremento and Redding.

It's out of reach for me as well...
Forum: Ignition System 09-27-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 123,744
Posted By Triton106
Neil, that's a really clear and lucid explanation...

Neil, that's a really clear and lucid explanation of the coil (-) terminal. It all makes sense now. I tried to call Pertronics and waited, and waited, and waited on the line but could not get...
Forum: Ignition System 09-26-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 123,744
Posted By Triton106
I am reading this thread with more than passing...

I am reading this thread with more than passing interest given my own coil/alternator issue. I also converted to EI a couple of years ago.

It seems that all of calculations in the postings here...
Forum: Electrical 09-26-2011, 12:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 24,972
Posted By Triton106
Thanks Jim, I think that makes perfect sense (to...

Thanks Jim, I think that makes perfect sense (to disconnect the alternator). I don't know how long I would be able to run the A4 without the alternator with just one battery. I remember a few years...
Forum: Electrical 09-26-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 24,972
Posted By Triton106
Woa Hanley, that's some hard core engineering... ...

Woa Hanley, that's some hard core engineering... Care to explain how that works in lieu of a regulator?
Forum: Electrical 09-25-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 24,972
Posted By Triton106
Thanks Jim, I don't think my decision to use the...

Thanks Jim, I don't think my decision to use the engine was rational and would not try to defend that. That said if the engine did fail on me I would be able to sail back without having to call for...
Forum: Electrical 09-24-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 24,972
Posted By Triton106
Shawn, you can have my defective...

Shawn, you can have my defective alternator/regulator when I receive Jerry's unit and see if you can salvage it:cool:
Forum: Electrical 09-24-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 24,972
Posted By Triton106
Thanks Jerry :). In truth, I debated if I should...

Thanks Jerry :). In truth, I debated if I should take a chance and go sailing today because the engine will still run with alternator putting out 17v. Clearly it is not good for the coil, the...
Forum: Electrical 09-24-2011, 12:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 24,972
Posted By Triton106
Well, what began as an interesting hunt is...

Well, what began as an interesting hunt is becoming a frustrating ordeal:mad:.

I tried adjusting the potentiometer as suggested by Hanley but could only lower the ouput by less than 0.4v (from...
Forum: Electrical 09-22-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 24,972
Posted By Triton106
Shawn, I don't if it is the alternator or the...

Shawn, I don't if it is the alternator or the regulator that is at fault. It may well be the regulator.
Forum: Electrical 09-22-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 24,972
Posted By Triton106
Hanley, sharp eyes. I did not realize that blue...

Hanley, sharp eyes. I did not realize that blue thing is the voltage adjuster. To be honest I have never tested the alternator output before since it always worked. For all I know the high output...
Forum: Electrical 09-22-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 24,972
Posted By Triton106
Jerry, that would be great! My electrical load...

Jerry, that would be great! My electrical load is very low so a 35A is more than sufficient. I appreciate your generousity. I will PM you with my address. Just let me know the shipping cost.
Forum: Electrical 09-22-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 24,972
Posted By Triton106
Ok, the hunt continues... Today, I first...

Ok, the hunt continues...

Today, I first looked up the actual model number on the alternator plate and it is MR12N550. I could not find any product detail data on the unit since they are...
Forum: Introductions 09-20-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,886
Posted By Triton106
Welcome Avery

Avery, welcome to the Triton/A4 family. As a fellow Triton/A4 owner I can tell you that the value of having the MM A4 Forum and the Plastic Classic Forum is immeasurable. I think you will love both.
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